The Ministry of Interior has rejected the Taliban claims regarding the release of 76 security personnel who were being kept in group’s prisons.

The interior ministry said in a statement said the group has claimed that it has released 76 security personnel in Kunduz, Uruzgan, Khost and Sar-e-Pul provinces on the occasion of Eid.

The statement further added that the findings of the ministry and information received from the provinces confirms that the group has released no captive soldier.

Furthermore, the interior ministry said Taliban has issued the statement with an aim to spread propaganda as no captive soldier has been released during the recent days.

The interior ministry also added that Taliban should prove and show to the people of Afghanistan if they have really decided or willing to release the inmates.

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